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Jasná - Chopok

Jasná - Chopok Ski Resort Guide

Jasná - Chopok, Slovakia

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift1,829m6,001ft
Resort Height950m3,117ft
 Nearest AirportsKosice and Krakow
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Jasná - Chopok

One of the largest ski areas in Eastern Europe, with accommodation options scattered around the valley. Skiing began in the 1930s and Jasná was the site of several World-Cup races and was a candidate for the 2006 Winter Olympics. Excellent off-piste on both north and south sides of the mountain. There are two main areas - Chopok North and Chopok South which were lift linked in 2007. The most skiing is on the northern slopes of Chopok where there are three ski areas, Zahradky, Otupne and Chopok-North. There is a Burton sponsored snowpark and 12 lift accessed freeride zones.

Summary

The Slovak ski resort of Jasná - Chopok is in the Slovak Tatras at an altitude of 950m3,117ft.

Jasná - Chopok has direct access to 24 marked pistes, served by a total of 17 ski lifts.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Jasná - Chopok?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Jasná - Chopok.

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Ski Area Stats

Jasná - Chopok Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 8 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 3 
Cross Country
Total Length
30km19 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
17

Altitudes

Jasná - Chopok Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,829m6,001ft
Lowest Piste950m3,117ft
Resort Altitude (Jasná - Chopok)950m3,117ft
Max Vertical879m2,884ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Jasná - Chopok
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Jasná - Chopok Overview

One of the largest ski areas in Eastern Europe, with accommodation options scattered around the valley. Skiing began in the 1930s and Jasná was the site of several World-Cup races and was a candidate for the 2006 Winter Olympics. Excellent off-piste on both north and south sides of the mountain. There are two main areas - Chopok North and Chopok South which were lift linked in 2007. The most skiing is on the northern slopes of Chopok where there are three ski areas, Zahradky, Otupne and Chopok-North. There is a Burton sponsored snowpark and five freeride zones.

Snowboarding

Burton snowboardpark Otupné

Location and Map

Where is Jasná - Chopok?

This ski resort is in the Slovak Tatras in Liptovský Mikuláš, Žilina Region.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Jasná - Chopok is Kosice, 156 minutes drive away.

Krakow airport is also within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 17 ski lifts are able to uplift 16,300 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 23km14 miles of ski runs, with 100 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Jasná - Chopok open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Jasná - Chopok, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

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